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Saab spies Baltic opportunities

3rd April 2019 - 10:45 GMT | by Michal Jarocki in Warsaw


Amid a developing security environment in eastern Europe, the Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are focusing their efforts on increasing land-based capabilities, particularly in areas such as training, C2 and surveillance.

As such, Sweden’s Saab is looking to tailor its solutions accordingly, according to Jyrki Kujansuu, VP, Poland and Baltic States, who explained to Shephard that the region was ‘of great importance’ to the company.

Capability gaps in the above areas, as well as self-propelled artillery and mine countermeasures, could potentially be filled in the coming years.

However, Kujansuu said Saab understood that for the time being the

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Michal Jarocki


Michal Jarocki

Michal Jarocki is a Shephard correspondent based in Warsaw, Poland. He is reporting on military …

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